New Cookbook Features Recipes Created from Discarded Grocery Lists

September 24, 2015

How about a nice nine-volt battery burger?

The last grocery list you wrote was likely a strange amalgam of mostly unrelated items like mustard, apples, paper towels, and lightbulbs. A London photographer is treating these very personal written artifacts as recipes and transforming them into an unusual cookbook of sorts, reports Time Out London.

Photographer Tom Lakeman explains the concept behind the book — titled À La Cart — which he’s launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund:

I’ve been collecting people’s discarded shopping lists for the past 8 years. I started going into supermarkets just to look inside the…